Tag: London

Shystone contrasts old London with the new through Google Earth and fine art

Using 18th and 19th Century paintings, Shystone has created a series of photographs that juxtaposition old London with the modern-day city. The process involved the superimposing of the fine-art pieces, which are by artists such as Canaletto and Grimshaw, onto photographs of London taken from Google Earth. Continue reading


Combined Conference JCDL & TPDL 2014

In 2014 the Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL) and the International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries (TPDL) will be held together as the International Digital Libraries Conference (DL2014). The themes of the 2014 TPDL/JCDL combined conference will follow the theme of ‘preserving the past – finding the future’. Continue reading


Cloud Expo Europe 2016

Cloud Expo Europe is the UK’s largest technology event and the world’s largest independent cloud event, featuring a major exhibition with a 400+ cutting-edge suppliers plus a compelling conference of 300 global expert speakers – and thousands of visitors. In 2015 the number of attendees reached 15,286 in total, representing a 25.4% increase from 2014. Continue reading


2013 Short Film Showcase breaks boundaries between advertising and digital art

Rather than digital art being taken in on its own, it is here put with TV ad-campaigns, which though are nothing new in terms of advertising, are now being considered ‘short films’ rather than just adverts. Continue reading


EVA London 2014

Held annually in July, EVA London is one of the international EVA conferences (Electronic Visualisation & the Arts) series. It is an event where people using or interested in the new technologies can share their experiences and network in a … Continue reading


Roman Ruins HD for iPad, by Historvius

LONDON, UK: last 6 November Historvius released the new app Roman Ruins HD, offering a ground-breaking innovative way to virtually explore the very best Roman ruins in the world while providing a rich, visual tour of incredible Roman landmarks. Historvius is the world’s leading online guide to historical places Continue reading


Moving Image – a video art fair

Moving Image London 2013 is a biannual contemporary art fair comprised entirely of moving image-based art.  It was conceived to offer a unique viewing experience with the excitement and vitality of a fair, while allowing moving image-based artworks to be … Continue reading


Digital Design Drop In

Up until 22th June the Victoria and Albert Museum of art and design in London was holding drop-in sessions giving members of the public the chance to talk to visiting digital artists Michael Takeo Magruder, Paul Granjon and Patrick Stevenson-Keating. … Continue reading


Acclaimed Indian born artist Balraj Khanna’s first online curated solo show

Beginning June 6 and continuing on through June 16, 2013, a stunning exhibition featuring works from celebrated artist and author Balraj Khanna will be online. The exhibition is titled “A Journey of His Own”. Since Balraj Khanna was once described by Bryan Robertson as “one of the most distinguished painters living in England,” the high level of interest in his online pop-up art exhibition is not surprising. Continue reading


Pick Me Up Graphic Arts Festival

Somerset House has just launched this year’s ‘Pick Me Up‘ exhibition in London, giving those interested in digital art and design the opportunity to buy art pieces at more affordable prices. This year the instalment includes interactive exhibitions using computer … Continue reading